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Analgesic (On the skin)

Treats minor aches and pains in muscles and joints due to arthritis, backache, strains, or sprains.

Brand Name(s):

Alcolado Relampago, Amlactin Distribution Pack, Berri-Freez, Biofreeze, Biofreeze Pain Relieving Gel, Biofreeze Pain Relieving Spray, Blistex, Calypxo, Cortane-B, Dendracin Neurodendraxcin, DermaSarra, Eucalyptamint, Exoten-C, Freeze It, Freeze It Feet

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not know what the ingredients are.

How to Use This Medicine:

Stick, Patch, Pad, Thin Sheet, Lotion, Spray, Gel/Jelly, Ointment, Liquid, Powder, Cream

  • Use this medicine only on your skin. Rinse it off right away if it gets on a cut or scrape. Do not get the medicine in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water before and after you use this medicine.
  • Apply a thin layer of the medicine to the affected area. Rub it in gently.
  • Do not cover the treated area with a bandage unless directed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine with a heating pad or device unless your doctor tells you to.

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Ask your pharmacist or doctor how to dispose of the medicine container and any leftover or expired medicine.
  • Keep all medicine away from children.

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Do not put cosmetics or skin care products on the treated skin.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

  • Ask your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have sensitive skin.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.
  • You should not use this medicine on a child less than 12 years old for joint pain or swelling, unless your doctor tells you to.
  • If your pain lasts for more than 10 days, stop using this medicine and talk with your doctor.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin redness or irritation.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 9/4/2014


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